Assistant Coach Hans-Dieter 'Hansi' Flick....


was of course missing from Jogi's first match in charge against Sweden.

Hansi was not appointed until seven days later on 23 August 2006:
Germany coach Joachim Löw has named little-known former third division coach Hans-Dieter Flick to be his assistant, the German Football Association (DFB) announced on Wednesday."He embodies the attack style of football that we were looking for," said Löw in a statement. - from CNN
And the partnership was born!

Hansi Flick: Fact File
Born: 24 February 1965, in Heidelberg
Position:Midfielder
Playing Career:SV Sandhausen (1983-1985)
FC Bayern Munich (1985-1990)
FC Köln (1990-1993)
Victoria Bammental (1994-2000)
Managerial Career:Victoria Bammental (1996-2000)
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (2000-2005)
FC Red Bull Salzburg (Assistant) (2006)
Germany (Assistant) (2006 to 2014)
International HonoursGermany U-18 (1983 - 2 appearances)

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